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Mycologist Dr. James Turner had been stationed at an Antarctic research base for the past decade. He and his wife were nearing completion of their study into the ancient fungal organisms buried deep below the ice, when something had gone very wrong.

Peridium is a short point and click horror adventure originally made in just over 5 days for Adventure Jam 2017. (Check out the dev log video here!)


  • Point and click (if you daaare!)
  • Fully voice acted
  • Multiple endings. The good ending and the bad ending (Just kidding, they're both bad endings)


  • Left click to interact, walk
  • Right click to examine (if you're not sure what to do, look around!)
  • Move cursor to top left of screen to access inventory.
    • Left click to select item, then again to use
    • Right click to examine, or clear selected item


More information

Published27 days ago
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Tagsadvjam2017, Horror, Point & Click, Short
Average sessionA few minutes


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

peridium-windows.zip Version 1.3 102 MB
peridium-osx.zip Version 1.3 119 MB
peridium-linux.zip Version 1.3 122 MB

Development log


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WONDERFUL GAME!!! it reminded me of The Thing by John Carpenter (my fav horror movie), AWESOME JOB dear devs!!! GREAT GAME :D P.s i did a video of it :P 

This was a great game, the story reminded me a lot of The Thing from time to time. The story and the graphics were amazing.  I can't wait for the full release! 

This was an awesome  little game (Couldn't figure out the second ending thou) Thanks for making the game 


I absolutely loved this short story! The voice action was so good and totally set the mood. Totally got a John Carpenter's The Thing mixed with Secret of Monkey Island vibe. I would love to see a much larger game set in this universe and story Keep it up guys this was awesome! I also made a full playthrough video with no commentary so that you could just enjoy the story check it out here:

*Rurr* Hello there! I gave the game a play, although I was hoping for a bit more - I found myself attached to the main character and their woeful development as time progressed, the ending leaving me a bit sad - hoping I could've changed the outcomes - but, it was a good ride, good voice acting and quality.

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This was way more exciting, thrilling and horrifying than I expected it and I loved it so much, that I'm going to be doing a full playthrough of it!

In the mean time, if you want to see my version of the Game Jam build that was made to be a bit more movie-esk, then feel free and I hope you enjoy it!

Really awesome little point and click. Hope you're looking to make more, would love to see this expanded in the future.


Cheers, really glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for the video!

Really fantastic. Superb voice acting and really tense throughout, great job.

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This game was amazing.  I streamed it on Twitch.tv  and my viewers really seemed to like it.  Great atmosphere, puzzles, art, sound and acting.  I really hope you guys make more adventure games in the future!

This Game Is Bloody Amazing.... That's all I need to say about it. I'm not usually a fan of point and click games but this is honestly one of my favorite games of the year. Well done team, I would love to see more like this.

I couldn't pass up making a let's play of this game for my channel.

Cheers dude! Glad to hear it. Great to hear an Aussie voice playing it, it was cool making something with Aussie characters!

MORE! MORE! MORE!!!!  :)